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Michigan High School Graduation Requirements Have Changed

Today, Gov. Rick Snyder signed two bills that change the requirements to graduate high school in the State of Michigan.

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West Michigan schools make list of Michigan’s “most challenging high schools”

Several West Michigan high schools ranked very well on the Washington Post list of "most challenging high schools".

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14 Creative Yearbook Quotes

If you're a recent graduate, you might've thought for a moment or two about the legacy you've left behind. Pranks are always a good go-to in our books, but a safer, less offensive way to leave an impression on your school is through creative yearbook quotes.

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13-Year-Old Reprimanded for Defending Classmate Against Knife-Wielding Bully
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Heroic Teen Reprimanded for Defending Classmate Against Knife-Wielding Bully

You might think that a young kid who tackles a knife-wielding bully would be hailed as a hero, but you'd be wrong. In Calgary, a 13-year-old was officially reprimanded for defending a classmate who was being threatened by a thug with a weapon.

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Homeless Girl Overcomes Odds to Be Named High School Valedictorian

Homework was never easy for Chelesa Fearce -- mostly because she didn't have a home to do it in.

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Michigan High School Bowling, Wrestling, And Competitive Cheer State Finals Results – West Michigan’s Best

It's an exciting time of year for high school sports in Michigan!

Time to crown our champions!

West Michigan fared well over the weekend as champions were crowned at the Bowling, Wrestling, and Competitive Cheer finals.

Read on for a list of the best finishers from West Michigan! 

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Arizona School Uses Holding Hands as Punishment

Two Arizona teenagers faced a choice after getting into a fight at Westwood High in Mesa: They could either be suspended for nine days ... or hold hands in front of everybody. Obviously, they chose the latter, and now the school is catching flak for it.

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2012 West Michigan High School Football Playoffs Schedule – Week 2

What a weekend of high school football!  Big win, big upsets, and we're just getting started!

Take a look at the matchups, game times, and locations for Week 2 of the 2012 Michigan High School Football Playoffs.

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What Is The Best High School Sports Rivalry In West Michigan?

It's playoff time for high school football!

Big games, big crowds, and passionate fans will be all over West Michigan.  But it doesn't take playoff football to get high school fans excited.

West Michigan is home to some great rivalries.

What is the best high school sports rivalry in West Michigan?

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Laughfest Student Showcase Sunday Grand Rapids Art Museum

Kids say the darnedest things, didn't last years headliner Bill Cosby say something like that?  We've been seeing a lot of adult humor but are you ready for the kids to take the stage?  Ready or not, it's happening Sunday at the Grand Rapids Art Museum

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High School Student Creates A Particle That Could Revolutionize Cancer Treatments

I love this hope filled story!

A 17 year old high school student has developed a particle that could literally  change how cancer treatments are administered.  She compares it to Swiss Army Knife precision. Angela Zhang, from California, is only 17 years old but has already taken top honors at the Siemens Foundation's annual high school science competition.   Her prize?  A $100,000 dollar scholarship!  By the way, Angela was the only female finalist in the Siemens competition too!

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